Health Services

Occupational Health

Occupational Health is at two locations: Aberdeen Proving Ground and Edgewood Arsenal.

We provide a comprehensive occupational health program that promotes health and protects civilian and military workplace health.

Appointments may be made by calling 410-278-1913.

If you reach our automated answering machine please leave a message to include your name, date, a good telephone number where you can be reached and your call will be returned before Close of Business on the day you call.

Supervisor: Mark Lovell, M.D., M.P.H. Chief of Public Health Branch 410-278-1905

Services Offered at Aberdeen Proving Ground

  • Respiratory Protection Program, Illness Absence Monitoring
  • Worksite Hazard Assessments, Workers' Compensation
  • Health Promotion, Counseling, Education and Training
  • Vision Conservation
  • Medical Records Management
  • Medical Exams:
    • Pre-Placement
    • Fitness for Duty
    • Medical Determinations
    • Termination Physicals
    • Return to Work clearances
    • Job Related Health Surveillance
    • SRP and Post-deployment Physicals
    • Child Care Worker Exams
    • Annual required Medical Surveillance Exams
    • Workplace Injuries and work related illnesses

Hearing Tests

  • Hearing Exams Hours of Operation:

Mon - Fri: 7 a.m-11 a.m
Closed for lunch 12p.m-1 p.m
Reopen at 1 p.m -3 p.m
  • Hearing Tests are not performed when Audiologist is seeing patients.

  • Civilians and Military Personnel are seen by appointment and scheduled appointments are seen first. Appointments are highly encouraged. Walk-ins will be seen as soon as possible.

  • An audiologist is available one day each month for examination & evaluation as needed.

All forms required for physicals must be completed and brought to the appointment or the appointment will be rescheduled.

Edgewood Arsenal

We have a dual mission to preserve the health and prevent the occurrence of injury and illness in our population of active duty, civilian and contract personnel working on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG). The other mission of critical magnitude is safeguarding the health of the Surety Program workers and ensuring they are reliably able to perform their duties.

Services Offered

  • Treatment and referral of acute and chronic occupational injuries and illness
  • Occupational illness and injury case management to restore workers to optimal function
  • Work area consultations such as indoor air quality, ergonomics and workers-compensation cases
  • Preventive services such as immunizations to prevent disease due to occupational exposure
  • Job and Hazard specific Health Surveillance Exams
  • Administrative Physical Exams
  • Hearing Conservation Program
  • Vision Conservation
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Health Promotion

Emergency Care

Call 911 or go immediately to an ER.
Enrolled in a TRICARE Prime plan?
Contact your primary care manager within 24 hours or the next business day after you receive emergency care.

Closed for Federal and Training Holidays.

All clinics will be closed on the following dates for federal and training holidays:

Date Holiday
Monday, January 2 * New Year's Day
Monday, January 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 20 ** Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Monday, June 19 Juneteenth National Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 4 Labor Day
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 * Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23       Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day

* If a holiday falls on a Saturday, for most Federal employees, the preceding Friday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.

(See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).) If a holiday falls on a Sunday, for most Federal employees, the following Monday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See Section 3(a) of Executive Order 11582, February 11, 1971.) See also our Federal Holidays – "In Lieu Of" Determination Fact Sheet at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/work-schedules/fact-sheets/Federal-Holidays-In-Lieu-Of-Determination.

**This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

Patient Care Staff

  • One board-certified occupational medicine physician
  • One occupational health physician assistant
  • Three occupational health nurses
  • One occupational health technician, medical records technician, a medical support assistant, and a team of Army medics 

Contact Us

Phone

APG

410-278-1913

Edgewood

410-436-3001

Fax 

410-278-1903

Hours

APG

Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Edgewood

Monday, Tuesday, Friday
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. 
Wednesday
Closed from noon to 4 p.m.

Both Clinics closed for Lunch 12:00 to 1:00 pm.

Location

APG

6455 Machine Street
Aberdeen Proving Ground MD 21005

Edgewood

4110 Austin Road, Bldg E
Gunpowder, MD 21010

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